Detroit News college football picks: Week 4

The Detroit News
Brian Lewerke and the Michigan State Spartans are favored by 4.5 points against Indiana.

Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their predictions against the spread in Week 4 of the college football season. This week’s guest selector is Ron Stritzinger of Commerce Township. Stritzinger was the winner of last week’s Wojo Picks contest ( with a record 13-2.

Michigan State -4.5 at Indiana

Charboneau: Michigan State

Chengelis: Michigan State

Niyo: Michigan State

Wojnowski: Indiana

Stritzinger: Michigan State

Nebraska +17 at Michigan

Charboneau: Michigan

Chengelis: Michigan

Niyo: Michigan

Wojnowski: Nebraska

Stritzinger: Michigan

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Tulane +35 at Ohio State

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Ohio State

Niyo: Ohio State (best bet)

Wojnowski: Ohio State (best bet)

Stritzinger: Tulane

Wisconsin -3.5 at Iowa

Charboneau: Wisconsin

Chengelis: Iowa

Niyo: Wisconsin

Wojnowski: Iowa

Stritzinger: Wisconsin

Boston College -7 at Purdue

Charboneau: Purdue

Chengelis: Boston College

Niyo: Boston College

Wojnowski: Purdue

Stritzinger: Purdue

Clemson -16.5 at Georgia Tech

Charboneau: Clemson

Chengelis: Clemson

Niyo: Clemson

Wojnowski: Clemson

Stritzinger: Clemson

Notre Dame -7 at Wake Forest

Charboneau: Notre Dame

Chengelis: Notre Dame

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: Notre Dame

Stritzinger: Wake Forest

Texas Tech +13 at Oklahoma State

Charboneau: Oklahoma State

Chengelis: Texas Tech

Niyo: Texas Tech

Wojnowski: Oklahoma State

Stritzinger: Oklahoma State (best bet)

Stanford -1 at Oregon

Charboneau: Stanford

Chengelis: Stanford

Niyo: Stanford

Wojnowski: Stanford

Stritzinger: Stanford

TCU -2.5 at Texas

Charboneau: TCU

Chengelis: TCU

Niyo: TCU

Wojnowski: TCU

Stritzinger: TCU

Army +31.5 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Army

Niyo: Army

Wojnowski: Army

Stritzinger: Army

Texas A&M +24.5 at Alabama

Charboneau: Alabama

Chengelis: Texas A&M (best bet)

Niyo: Alabama

Wojnowski: Alabama

Stritzinger: Texas A&M

Georgia -14 at Missouri

Charboneau: Missouri

Chengelis: Missouri

Niyo: Georgia

Wojnowski: Missouri

Stritzinger: Georgia

Western Michigan -7.5 at Georgia State

Charboneau: Western Michigan

Chengelis: Western Michigan

Niyo: Western Michigan

Wojnowski: Western Michigan

Stritzinger: Georgia State

Eastern Michigan +9.5 at San Diego State

Charboneau: San Diego State (best bet)

Chengelis: San Diego State

Niyo: San Diego State

Wojnowski: Eastern Michigan

Stritzinger: San Diego State


Charboneau: 6-9 last week, 21-23 overall, 2-1 best bets

Chengelis: 5-10 last week, 18-26 overall, 1-2 best bets

Niyo: 4-11 last week, 21-23 overall, 3-0 best bets

Wojnowski: 8-7 last week, 22-21 overall, 1-2 best bets

Guest selector: 5-10 last week, 26-18 overall, 2-1 best bets